Once-daily INCRUSE is a prescription medicine used long term to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both, for better breathing and fewer flare-ups. INCRUSE is not used to relieve sudden breathing problems and won't replace a rescue inhaler.

HOW TO USE INCRUSE ELLIPTA

Instructions for using your INCRUSE ELLIPTA inhaler

This demonstration video is intended to be used with the Patient Information for INCRUSE ELLIPTA. For full instructions on how to use INCRUSE, and other important information, please see the complete Prescribing Information and Patient Information for INCRUSE. You can also ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist for more information.

How to Take a Dose from Your ELLIPTA Inhaler

This presentation will show you how to take a dose of your prescribed medicine from the ELLIPTA inhaler. For full information on how to use your ELLIPTA inhaler, and other important facts about your medicine, please see the complete Prescribing Information for your prescribed ELLIPTA product.

To avoid wasting doses, do not open and close the cover without inhaling the medicine.

Lost doses are held in the inhaler and it is not possible to accidentally take a double dose or an extra dose in 1 inhalation.

Slide down until you hear a "click."

If the counter does not count down as you hear the click, the inhaler will not deliver the medicine. Call your healthcare provider or pharmacist if this happens.

Your inhaler is now ready to use.

While holding the inhaler away from your mouth, breathe out fully.

Do not breathe out into the mouthpiece.

Do not block the air vent with your fingers.

Take a long, steady deep breath in through your mouth.

Do not breathe in through your nose.

Remove the inhaler from your mouth and hold your breath for about 3 to 4 seconds or as long as is comfortable for you.

Breathe out slowly and gently.

You may not taste or feel the medicine, even when you are using the inhaler correctly.

Do not take another dose from the inhaler.

If you need to clean the mouthpiece, use a dry tissue before closing the cover.

To close, slide the cover up and over the mouthpiece as far as it will go.

For full information on how to use your ELLIPTA inhaler, see the complete Prescribing Information for your prescribed ELLIPTA product. If you still have questions about how to use your ELLIPTA inhaler, call GlaxoSmithKline at 1-888-825-5249.

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION FOR INCRUSE

  • Do not use INCRUSE to relieve sudden breathing problems. Always have a rescue inhaler with you to treat sudden symptoms.
  • Do not use INCRUSE if you have a severe allergy to milk proteins or any of the ingredients in INCRUSE. Ask your healthcare provider if you are not sure.
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IMPORTANT SAFETY
INFORMATION FOR INCRUSE

  • Do not use INCRUSE to relieve sudden breathing problems. Always have a rescue inhaler with you to treat sudden symptoms.
  • Do not use INCRUSE if you have a severe allergy to milk proteins or any of the ingredients in INCRUSE. Ask your healthcare provider if you are not sure.
  • Do not use INCRUSE more often than prescribed.
  • Do not take INCRUSE with other medicines that contain an anticholinergic for any reason. Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take and about all of your medical conditions. Especially tell your healthcare provider if you take anticholinergics including tiotropium, ipratropium, aclidinium, or atropine.
  • Get emergency medical care if your breathing problems worsen quickly or if you use your rescue inhaler but it does not relieve your breathing problems.
  • INCRUSE can cause serious side effects, including:
    • sudden breathing problems immediately after inhaling your medicine. If you have sudden breathing problems immediately after inhaling your medicine, stop taking INCRUSE and call your healthcare provider right away.
    • serious allergic reactions (anaphylaxis). Stop taking INCRUSE and call your healthcare provider or go to the nearest emergency room right away if you get any of the following symptoms of a serious allergic reaction: rash; hives; severe itching; swelling of your face, lips, mouth, or tongue; breathing problems.
    • new or worsening eye problems including acute narrow-angle glaucoma. You should have regular eye exams while using INCRUSE ELLIPTA. Acute narrow-angle glaucoma can cause permanent loss of vision if not treated. Symptoms of acute narrow-angle glaucoma may include: eye pain or discomfort; nausea or vomiting; blurred vision; seeing halos or bright colors around lights; red eyes. If you have these symptoms, call your healthcare provider right away before taking another dose.
    • urinary retention. People who take INCRUSE may develop new or worse urinary retention. Symptoms of urinary retention may include: difficulty urinating; painful urination; urinating frequently; urination in a weak stream or drips. If you have these symptoms of urinary retention, stop taking INCRUSE, and call your healthcare provider right away before taking another dose.
  • Common side effects of INCRUSE include upper respiratory tract infection, stuffy or runny nose, cough, mouth and throat pain, joint pain, change in taste, muscle pain, tooth pain, stomach pain, bruising or dark areas of skin, and fast or irregular heartbeat.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch,
or call 1-800-FDA-1088.